Cookies are small text files that the user's visited websites send and store on their computer or mobile device, to be transmitted back to the same websites upon subsequent visits. Thanks to cookies, a website remembers the user's actions and preferences (such as login data, language preference, font size, etc.) so that these parameters do not have to be set again on each new visit. Therefore, cookies are used for computer authentication, session monitoring, and storing information about the activities of users accessing a site. They can also contain a unique identification code that allows tracking of the user's navigation within the site for statistical or advertising purposes.
Depending on their characteristics and functions, cookies can be stored on the user's computer for different periods of time: there are session cookies, which are automatically deleted when the browser is closed, and persistent cookies, which remain on the user's device until a predetermined expiration date or until manually deleted.
Below are the main types of cookies:
Cookies can also be distinguished based on their source of origin. We have the following:
In detail, the cookies sent through this Portal are listed below:
Cookie Management through the Browser: It is also possible to remove existing cookies and block the installation of new cookies through browser settings. If users want to decide each time whether to accept cookies or not, they can configure their browser to generate a notification every time a cookie is saved. The most common browsers allow blocking only third-party cookies while accepting only those belonging to the website itself. For more information on how to set cookie preferences through the browser, please refer to the relevant instructions: